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A Brief 100 Days Passes By

Tempus fugit, as the Romans used to say, and these days tempus seems to fugit faster than ever. All the papers are noting that this weekend will mark 100 days of the President Donald Trump, but to us it seems just yesterday that he was taking the oath of office and delivering his inauguration speech about how all the “American carnage” was ending “right here, right now.” 613 more words


Perfunctory Perception

The Washington Post began a recent front-page article with the headline “Why President Trump is Probably Right…”, and I was immediately suspicious. The Times is an outwardly liberal rag. 658 more words

Life In A Word

The White House Says Trump Signed More Executive Orders So Far Than FDR. That's Wrong

In an effort to show President Trump has had a successful first 100 days, the White House issued a press release Tuesday which incorrectly stated that he had signed more executive orders so far than Franklin Roosevelt. 669 more words

Eleanor Roosevelt and a WWII Moment

Women’s History Month could not pass without honoring Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and so much more. There is little I can add to the volumes that have been written about her life, her contributions to the career of her husband, Franklin Roosevelt, and her later contributions to the United Nations. 570 more words


Recap: Winston Churchill Symposium

On Saturday March 18, I attended the Winston S. Churchill Symposium at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. The program was put together by the Museum as well as The Churchill Society of New Orleans. 896 more words

Dear Fidel Castro,


I did not even know that you had such courage, or maybe let’s call it guts, from an early age. Do you remember the time when you have written a letter to the president of that time, … 487 more words